Olaf Build Guide by GTFOmyNarnia
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Hey guys, this is my first guide so dont be too harsh plz. Im doing this guide for one of my all time favorite characters for a good old fashion ***-kicking, Olaf. Olaf is first and foremost a very beefy, VERY high damage melee carry, when done correctly. He specializes in getting on champions and not letting them get away until they are dead or have to go back to base to heal. Both of which are good things for you, the Olaf. So here goes my first guide, plz leave positive feedback or constructive criticism only
- Insanely high damage output mid-late game
- Good reappliable slowing
- Beefy as a mother-effer
- Can easily get a penta/quadra with the right team
- Amazing skirmisher
- No real AOE abilities
- The tremendous length of his beard slows him (kidding :))
- i cant really think of any other weaknesses.
Ok so im gonna just say this, the core items are Mallet, Youmuu's, Wriggles, and Boots, the rest are REALLY nice to have but are interchangeable depending on how MR or AD based your enemy team is
Ok here is where alot of olafs mess up, they go balls to the wall early game and get wrecked, especially if the dont have the lane partner to back them up. What you need to focuse on is tossing well placed axes, until you are lvl 3, then do the axe/true damage strike combo. the nice thing about this is when you run up to use your e, you can grab your axe and throw it again on your way back, (with a little bit of cdr). This is going to be your rinse/repeat combo. Use it until they are low enough to exhaust/axe and kill. You should be able to get a kill or 2 before lvl 6 if your lucky. Once you get your wriggles or are able to get red, do it. then go on a ganking rampage, get some towers, whatever. Just cause as much mayhem for the other team as possible. (this will be really easy to do once you have mobility boots.)
In team fights, your role is to come in either on the front lines or from a nearby bush and annihilate the squishies! Pick the weakest link, activate youmuus/w and destroy their team from the weakest to the strongest while your team either cc's them or helps you. With your Youmuu's/w active you should be able to do enough damage to kill AT LEAST 2 ppl given you stay alive. Your Secondary function is a turret destroyer/backdoor champion, which really needs no explanation i feel.
So i know it was short, but it was my first guide. Plus I hate reading alot to get to the juicy bits of a guide so i just put all the need to know stuff in there. Good luck with the guide! it serves me well!